Plastic waste affecting wildlife

plastic waste

A recent Greenpeace voyage around the coastline of Scotland took place to ascertain the impact of plastic pollution off our shores. Crucially, the expedition aimed to see just how plastic waste is affecting our seabird and wildlife populations. The two-month voyage by the ship Beluga II revealed some startling findings. The Greenpeace researchers discovered that

Important British Landmarks Suffer Climate Change Damage

birling gap

A new report reveals that erosion and flooding caused by climate change is destroying many of our much-loved landmarks. The study, conducted by scientists at Leeds University and the Climate Coalition, highlights that the impacts of climate change are happening right now rather than being a distant threat we need to worry about in the

East Coast in New Walking Path Plans


Natural England, which advises the government on the country’s natural environment, has put forward new plans to widen access to the England Coastal Path. Its proposals will see two stretches of path open to the public, both on the east side of the country. The first stretch of coastal path will start from South Bents

Guy Martin Coastal Cycling Challenge

Guy Martin Bicycle Speed Record

Motorcycle racer and TV presenter Guy Martin is in the midst of a coastal cycling challenge that he hopes will break a world record. He set out on 5 December to cycle 4,802 miles around the British coastline. His aim is to achieve the challenge in 20 days, arriving back home on Christmas Day. The

Tsunami Risk to UK Higher Than Anticipated

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Tsunami risk is not something that we would typically associate with Britain; however, scientists believe that the threat of this occurring around our shores is much stronger than we might have originally anticipated. New research has discovered that undersea landslides may put the UK at higher risk of tsunamis than previously considered. This could have